Museum launches crowdfunding campaign to redisplay ancient artwork

A MUSEUM has launched a campaign to raise £21,000 to redisplay a piece of 15th Century artwork.

As part the Art Fund’s Art Happens platform, where five museums around the UK are each attempting to fund their own project, the Bowes Museum, in Barnard Castle, County Durham, is crowdfunding through the Kickstarter initiative, to raise the money.

ANCIENT ARTWORK: An image from The Passion Altarpiece, which The Bowes Museum hopes to redisplay

ANCIENT ARTWORK: An image from The Passion Altarpiece, which The Bowes Museum hopes to redisplay

The museum is planning to channel its latest fundraising campaign using the new Art Fund platform, which launched last week, to raise the £21,000 required to sympathetically redisplay The Passion Altarpiece at the museum and reveal the hidden secrets on its reverse.

The altarpiece comprises six oil-on-panel paintings by Master of the View of St Gudule, from the 15th Century, and intricate wooden carvings by the Brussels Sculptors’ Guild, forming a sequence that tells of the arrest, crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.

If successful, the project will fund research into how the piece would originally have been displayed, the construction of a new frame and bespoke stand, raising it to the required height for an altarpiece, some conservation of the carvings, and new, more meaningful, interpretation

Read more on;

http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/local/southdurham/barnardcastle/11293382.Museum_launches_crowdfunding_campaign_to_redisplay_ancient_artwork/

 

Tags:

HEADLINE NEWS

Jamaica GleanerPointers to Publishing | Consider crowdfunding to finance your bookJamaica GleanerYou have great ideas but do not have the funds, or you do not want to take the risk of taking a loan or asking for financial support from family. Crowdfunding might be your best bet, and t [...]

The VergeDonald Trump's terrible crowdfunding site was a microcosm of his political careerThe VergeAnd from the beginning, the site had Trump's populist edge. Zanker boasted that “the reign of Kickstarter's Brooklyn hipsters is over,” referring to Kickstarter's New [...]

FortuneCrowdfunding: Women Better at Raising Money Than Men Are ...FortuneA new study has found that women are generally better than men at crowdfunding.Women are better at crowdfunding than men, shows study | The ...The Independentall 3 news articles » [...]

Social media, crowdfunding skirmishes encapsulate Endy debateThe Herald JournalAfter that, a campaign with the same goals and the same organizer appeared on a separate crowdfunding site, FundRazr.com. This campaign also drew negative attention on social media, and after a few hours th [...]

ForbesWhy Crowdfunding Is Still Booming, Especially For Chinese Tech CompaniesForbesBased on recent media reports, it looks like crowdfunding is now in the "disillusionment" phase of the famous Gartner hype cycle, after peaking a few years back. I will argue that crowdfundin [...]

Wired.co.ukAfter budget cuts, museums are crowdfunding to preserve historyWired.co.ukIn 2015, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. launched its very first crowdfunding campaign to 'Reboot the Suit'. The idea was to raise much-need funds to conser [...]

Business Daily (press release) (blog)How Women Trounce Men When Raising Seed Crowdfunding CapitalForbesMale entrepreneurs may account for the majority of business owners raising finance on crowdfunding platforms in the UK, but their female counterparts are far more likely to get the s [...]

Yahoo SportsCan crowdfunding save women's college hockey? - Yahoo SportsYahoo SportsNorth Dakota cut its women's hockey program in March, in one of the saddest and most stunning decisions to rock the sport at the collegiate level. “When you ...and more » [...]

road.ccCanadian cyclist charged with fraud after crowdfunding fake booby trap injuriesroad.ccA cyclist who pretended to have been injured by a barbed wire booby trap and asked for cash on a crowdfunding website has been charged with fraud and public mischief. Stelianos Psaroudakis, 37 [...]

ReutersStudy says women are better at crowdfunding - ReutersReutersWomen around the world are less likely than men to tap the crowd online for money to fund their businesses and projects, but when they do they are likely to.and more » [...]

CFB Finance

Marketwired

  • Crowdfunding
  • Crowdfund
  • Peer to Peer Lending
  • FinTech
  • Reg A+
  • Reg CF
  • Crowdfunding USA

Press Release

Live Crowdfunding .tv

What's Next Step in Regulation A+ JOBS ACTS Title IIII :L Interview : Steve Cinelli with Brian Korn Securities and Crowdfunding/Peer-to-Peer Lending Lawyer, Watch more video library | Conference | Interview | Campaign Showcase | Research | Education |